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Mon 6/29/2015 9:00 am

On Monday, June 29 at 9AM, tune in to Rancho Alegre on KOOP for a special recorded interview with legendary singer Beatriz Llamas. 

Known as La Paloma Del Norte, Beatriz was the first female recording artist on storied Tejano record label Bego Records. Her strong, passionate voice, ever-present cat eye makeup, and engaging stage presence made an indelible impression on Tejano and Conjunto fans all over Texas and beyond beginning in the early 1960s. ... Read more

Sun 6/28/2015 3:30 pm

On this Sunday's Free Samples, DJ Lippy will spin a big ol' batch o' samples used to create De la Soul's seminal track "Buddy".  We'll explore both the original, and, the beloved Native Tongues Decision extended mix featuring Queen Latifah, A Tribe Called Quest & MC Lyte.

Come be our Buddy on Sunday at 3:30pmCST!

Sat 6/27/2015 3:00 pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin rocker, Eric Hisaw! Eric is a fine singer/songwriter with a rock and roll heart, and he will perform live the whole hour on KOOP, 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, June 27th

Fri 6/26/2015 1:00 pm

People United features J. Rogue, co-editor (with C. B. Daring, Deric Shannon and Abbey Volcano) of Queering Anarchism: Addressing and Undressing Power and Desire.

Thu 6/25/2015 9:00 am

Thursday, June 25 on the Country, Swing and Rockabilly Jamboree...around ten am, phone interview with Nashville-based David Ball, former Austinite and member of Uncle Walt's Band in the 1970s-80s. Host Rod Moag teases out David's Austin roots.

Tue 6/23/2015 9:00 am

Under the X in Texas welcomes Texas Folklife's Charlie Lockwood and Dialtone Records owner, today's guest DJ Eddie Stout in studio featuring artists performing during Blues from Deep in the Heart : A Kick-off Party for Stories Summer Institute at C-Boy's Heart & Soul Saturday.  Tuesday, 6/23, 9-11am.

Mon 6/22/2015 7:00 pm

Join us Monday on Guitar Picks and we'll welcome the Summer of 2015 with the sounds of the Fender Four, the Rotations, Joe Pass, Los Straitjackets, Joan Jett, Sandy Nelson, Frank Zappa, Rodney and the Blazers, Santo and Johnny, and more classic tracks on Guitar Picks - Monday at 7:00 PM only on KOOP.org

 

Mon 6/22/2015 6:00 pm

Juneteenth celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation's arrival in Texas.  However, does unacceptable levels of inequality and second class citizenry status persist for African Americans well into the 21st century? Join Pedro Gatos, and engineer Zach Southern as we are blessed to have 108 year old Richard Overton,  Nelson Linder, President of the Austin, Texas Branch of the NAACP, & Roscoe Overton, KOOP Community Council Community Liaison,  in studio. Our mission, will be to truly celebrate history rather than run away from historical and present day quality of life status of African... Read more

Mon 6/22/2015 1:30 pm

Reflections of Community Outreach, ROCO, welcomes The Contemporary Art Museum of Austin.  With indoor exhibit space on Congress Avenue at the Jones Center and its multi-faceted Laguna Gloria, art school, out and indoor exhibits, The Contemporary is in touch with its mission to be an essential part of Austin city life.  Find out how you can expose yourself to contemporary art on Monday 22 June from 1:30 to 2:00 PM CST

Sun 6/21/2015 3:30 pm

Sunday's Free Samples will celebrate all the Big Papa's out there on Fathers Day!

Expect to here tracks by Father MC, the Isley Brothers, Rose Royce, Biggie Smalls, and of course the Godfather of Soul, James Brown!

Tune in Sunday at 3:30pmCST.

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